If I have the glibc 2.3, I have to use Linux x86 generic RPM
(dynamically linked). Otherwise, version lower than 2.3, we should
use Linux x86 generic RPM (statically linked against glibc 2.2.5). Am
On 3/3/06, Joerg Bruehe <joerg@stripped> wrote:
> Hi N.N., all,
> Denis (hoping that it also helps with your question),
> unplug wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I found that there are 2 versions of mysql 5.0 rpm for download.
> > Linux x86 generic RPM (statically linked against glibc 2.2.5) downloads
> > Linux x86 generic RPM (dynamically linked) downloads
> > What is the difference between them? How to determine what version
> > should I use for fedora4?
> Glibc 2.2 has issues when the number of threads gets large, that is why
> ehere is a patched version (that issue fixed) is linked statically to
> MySQL binaries intended to run on systems (still) using glibc 2.2.
> Glibc 2.3 does not have these issues, so for this version dynamic
> linking can be used.
> This is the current version of glibc, used for all MySQL binaries
> (except those special 2.2 ones).
> Check your system for the glibc version used, then get and install the
> appropriate package.
> Joerg Bruehe, Senior Production Engineer
> MySQL AB, www.mysql.com